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Information on electrical and electronic equipment
Below you will find Advice for private households using electrical and/ or electronic equipment:
1. Notes on the disposal of electrical and electronic equipment and the meaning of the symbol according to the Annex
Old appliances must be collected separately from unsorted municipal waste. separated from unsorted municipal waste. Electrical (old) appliances must not be disposed of as unsorted municipal waste. In particular, these appliances must disposed of with household waste. Electrical (old) appliances must be collected and be disposed of via the local collection system.
Waste batteries and accumulators that are not enclosed in the old appliance and lamps which can be removed intact from the old appliance must be be separated from the waste equipment before handing it over to a collection point, unless the separated from the WEEE before handing it in at a drop-off point, unless the WEEE is (5) sentences 2 and 3 of the ElektroG by the public waste management from other WEEE with a view to preparing it for re-use.
D the symbol in Annex 3 to the ElektroG (a crossed-out wheeled bin) may not be used. waste bin on wheels) identifies waste equipment which, at the end of its life, cannot be disposed of at the end of their service life:
2. Information on the possibility of returning old appliances:
a) Return/collection when a new appliance is purchased and delivery to a private household
If you buy a new electrical or electronic appliance from the distributor electronic equipment, you can return an old appliance of the same type free of charge, free of charge (if it has essentially the same functions). functions). If you have the new appliance delivered to a private household the return takes place by means of a free collection. For this you can hand over the old appliance to the transport company delivering the new appliance. to the transport company delivering the new appliance.
If the distribution of the new appliance is only carried out using means of distance communication (§ 312c para. 2 BGB), the following applies restrictively: The free of charge collection of an old appliance described above only takes place for appliances of category 1 (heat transmitters), 2 (screens, monitors, appliances with screens having a surface area of more than 100 square centimetres) and/or 4 (large appliances where at least one of the external external dimensions is more than 50 centimetres).
If the old appliance falls under category 3, 5 and/or 6, it will not be collected free of charge. collection is not free of charge. In this case, the appliance can be returned free of charge instead, as described under b). An overview of the appliance categories can be found here: https://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/elektrog_2015/anlage_1.html
2.1. b) Return and drop-off elsewhere/return of small appliances
If you buy a new electrical appliance from the distributor, which is not supplied to private households, or belongs to categories 3, 5 and/or 6, and/or which is sold only by means of means of distance communication (§ 312c para. 2 BGB) with delivery to a private household household, you can return the same type of old appliance free of charge (if it has essentially the same functions).
Irrespective of the purchase of a new appliance, you can also return up to 3 appliances per you can also return up to 3 appliances per appliance type free of charge. dimension larger than 25 centimetres. If the sale was only made using means of distance communication (§ 312c para. 2 BGB), the above-mentioned the return of old appliances of categories 3, 5 and/or 6 and of old of old appliances which are not larger than 25 centimetres in any external dimension by means of suitable return facilities at a reasonable distance from the respective end-user, otherwise at the place of delivery or in its immediate vicinity.
The distributor must have set up an appropriate return and shall provide information about this.
c) Other return options
In addition, as a manufacturer of electrical and electronic equipment, we provide the following option(s) for the return of waste equipment for its users:
You can return electrical equipment to a municipal collection point or to your local retailer. As a distributor of electrical appliances, we are also obliged to take back old appliances, although our take-back obligation is limited to appliances of the type that we stock or have stocked as new appliances in our range. You can therefore either return old appliances of the above type to us with sufficient postage or hand them in free of charge directly to our dispatch warehouse at the following address:
Waste appliances can be disposed of at public waste disposal facilities set up and made available by public waste disposal authorities. and available facilities for the return or collection of old appliances. collection of old appliances. The respective collection collection and return point will provide you with more detailed information.
An online directory of collection and take-back points can be accessed be called up here: https://www.ear-system.de/ear-verzeichnis/sammel-und-ruecknahmestellen.jsf
3. Privacy Notice
If there is personal data on the old equipment to be disposed of data that must not fall into the hands of third parties, the end user of the end-user of the respective device must ensure that this data is deleted prior to data is deleted prior to disposal.
4. Note on our WEEE registration number
Our WEEE registration number at the Stiftung Elektro-Altgeräte Register, Nordostpark 72, 90411 Nürnberg, is: